Introducing: Live Better With Cancer Headwear

We know how much difference good quality cancer hats and headscarves can make during treatment. Soft materials, flattering designs, and breathable fabrics that won’t make your head too hot – our community told us exactly what they wanted from their cancer headwear, so we created a range of hats and headscarves that combine all those elements into a set of reliable, go-to gorgeous designs.

Browse our full cancer headwear range

When we designed our new range of bamboo chemo hats and headscarves, we knew from the start that we wanted to make it all about you, the real cancer experts. So when the time came to shoot the pics of our gorgeous new products, we turned to our online community to find our models – and you really wowed us!

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Headbands of Hope: Where style meets compassion

Who would have thought a hair accessory could do so much good?!

Headbands of hope Jess Ekstrom
Headbands of Hope founder Jess Ekstrom (right)

Entrepreneur Jess Ekstrom was just 20 years old and still studying in university when she found her life’s calling.

In 2012, she was an intern with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a wish-granting organisation for youngsters with life-threatening illnesses, and was spending lots of time with children with cancer who’d lost their hair during chemotherapy treatments. Continue reading “Headbands of Hope: Where style meets compassion”

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Finding the best wigs for cancer patients

When you’ve lost your hair due to chemotherapy or other cancer treatment, wigs can open up a whole new world of style, image and confidence for you.

Finding the best wigs for cancer patients

One practical way of coping with hair loss is to wear a wig. There are many different styles and colours to choose from. They can be natural-looking and comfortable to wear.

From fitting and maintenance to styles and accessories,  we’re looking at how to find the best wigs for cancer patients: Continue reading “Finding the best wigs for cancer patients”

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“You can still feel fab with no hair and look great”

Meet Amanda Luke, our fabulous headwear model from Staffordshire

bamboo hat

Earlier this year, we made the exciting decision to design and create our very own bamboo headwear range made especially for women who have lost their hair from cancer treatment.

From the design to the price, our bamboo hats were entirely inspired by our cancer community, so when it came to finding a model, we knew that we wanted to work with someone who had actually experienced hair loss themselves: Enter breast cancer patient Amanda Luke from Staffordshire, England.

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“Wearing a stylish hat gives cancer patients the much needed confidence they might have lost”

Chemo Headwear wins Best Hair Loss Product prize at Live Better With’s Spotlight Awards

claire featherstone founder of chemo headwear

Fashion Designer Claire Featherstone has been awarded the Best Cancer Hair Loss Product prize for her hat company, Chemo Headwear, at the inaugural Spotlight Awards by Live Better With.

Chemo Headwear is committed to helping anyone going through chemotherapy and other medical hair loss issues. Their beautiful headscarves, bandannas, turbans and hats are made lovingly by hand.

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Live Better With launches first ever bamboo chemo headwear range

Live Better With bamboo hats

As the saying goes, if you want something done right, do it yourself!

Well, that’s exactly what we’ve done here at Live Better With. Over the years, we’ve curated a great selection of hats, turbans and headscarves and we’re always on the lookout for new excellent headwear options.

We receive tonnes of feedback and suggestions from customers every day about styles they love, fabrics that feel best on sensitive skin and the most affordable prices. Taking that all into consideration, we’re excited to announce that we have designed and created our very own luxurious and feminine headwear range inspired entirely by our cancer community.

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Cancer patients given the royal treatment with stunning henna crowns

Henna crowns offer an alternative to wigs and hats, which can be especially welcoming during warmer seasons

henna crowns for hair loss

The art and tradition of using all-natural paste from the henna plant to create temporary henna tattoos goes back to ancient Asian and Middle-Eastern history, but there’s a small group of artists that has taken this ancient art form and given it a new, modern – and healing – purpose.

Sarah Walters, the creator of Sarahenna, is one of these modern artists.  She gives chemotherapy patients intricate crowns created by henna.

Using a hairless head as a canvas, she hand-paints captivating designs onto the scalp to create henna crowns (sometimes called henna caps).

“I have always known that I wanted a way to help others in a meaningful and tangible way,” Walters explained.

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